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Autumn Statement summary

24th November 2016

Yesterday’s Autumn Statement included a few announcements relevant to the world of music education, including:

  • the Royal Society of Arts has been allocated a portion of £7.6 million to pilot cultural education initiatives in schools
  • £50 million annual capital investment to deliver new grammar schools
  • £1 billion of funding has been allocated for “priority areas” (although this may or may not include education spending)

Click here to read all official documents related to the Autumn Statement 2016.

Click here to read a response from SchoolsWeek.


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